Via Gordon’s Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) Blog comes this interview with Dr. Troy Swanson:
I’ve know Troy for sometime and was very pleased to watch his research unfold. Here are some details from the post:
On Thursday I had the pleasure of talking with Dr Troy Swanson, an Associate Professor / Teaching and Learning Librarian [...]
Åke Nygren reports from Helsinki Midwinter Darkness Camp:
At the Helsinki Midnight Darkness Camp we had the opportunity to pitch project ideas that had either already started to take form as a formal project, or were still waiting to be matched with the right combination of people. One project idea that took an important [...]
Transliteracy: 21st century literacy
It is clear that technology is creating a large change in the ways we communicate and get information within our culture. This great change affects not only individuals, but also the institutions that make information available, such as libraries and universities. For a very long time, the essential modes of [...]
Eva Norling at the BTH Library tells me they are showing the video in the library now and the Web version will include music.
From Michael: Christoph Deeg of the Zukunftwerkstatt in Germany agreed to do a guest post for me outlining the origins and philosophies of this group. I spent an incredible day with the group in Berlin – and learned so much from them. I was honored to be asked to participate as a founding member last [...]
Man, webinars, streamed meetings, recorded speeches, etc. are everywhere. Earlier today I stumbled across a twitter hashtag #gwws discussing a seemingly interesting (haven’t had a chance to watch it yet) presentation on screencasts and staff development. This is directly in my professional interest wheelhouse. I am lucky I noticed the hashtag. What if I hadn’t?
I downloaded the app but trying to add my accounts yields a “server busy” message. Must be a lot of folks trying to get set up. I’m intrigued by this though and look forward to plating with it. Can you imagine where this might lead? Not only can individuals have a social magazine constantly [...]
Web 3.0 from Kate Ray on Vimeo.
“Burst the bounds of any physical library.”
This is absolutely essential viewing for library folk AND library students!
Glimpses of the future of libraries in Finland:
My colleague Aaron Schmidt reports from his time spent in helsinki working with the Gates Foundation at the 2010 Global Libraries Peer Learning Meeting. Take a look at this:
“The libraries I saw have overcome their addiction to circulating content. Now they’re all about doing, making, [...]